January 16, 2021

Awesome! Film Archives: AP and British Movietone Make Nearly 17,000 Hours of Historical Footage Available on YouTube

The entire Associated Press film archive and much more is now available on YouTube. Wow! From the Associated Press: The Associated Press and British Movietone, one of the world’s most comprehensive newsreel archives, are together bringing more than 1 million minutes of digitized film footage to YouTube. Showcasing the moments, people and events that shape […]

Chicago Film Archives Joins Internet Archive

From Chicagoist: …were excited to see that the Chicago Film Archives is joining the collections of moving images at the Internet Archive, where they can be either streamed or downloaded and where they are sure to find a wider audience. Only a handful of titles have been included in the archive so far, but who […]

New Project Aims to Save Hawaii's Moving Image History

From Hawaii News Now: The University of Hawaii’s new West Oahu Campus will be home to a unique collection. In addition to it’s book collection, the main library will hold thousands of hours of Hawaii’s history, all captured on video. A new archives project is currently underway to search for and restore lost and forgotten […]

UK: "BFI Launches Searchable Archive of Ancient Film Clips"

From Wired UK: The British Film Institute has launched a free catalogue of digitised film clips from its extensive library, at a website called Search Your Film Archives. This massive repository of grainy black-and-white clips, candid home movies, archival footage from long-dead documentaries and snippets from ancient films can be flicked through by the general […]